The U.S. men’s soccer team may be out of the World Cup, but that didn’t stop legions of American soccer fans from filling Brazilian stadiums to catch all the action. The U.S. had a fairly successful run, beating Ghana and tying with Portugal to survive what many deemed the 2014 World Cup’s “Group of Death.” Belgium eventually sent the team home in the Round of 16, but for many Americans, the excitement of soccer won’t go away with the 2014 World Cup. Soccer won’t replace the NFL or college football anytime soon, but its popularity is rising quickly in the U.S.
 
The polls received one final shakeup as teams competed in area championships with some upsets forcing several traditional powers to hit the road early in the playoffs.
The top teams in the latest softball rankings all looked impressive in the first round of the state playoffs. Class AAAAAA No. 1 Kennesaw Mountain cruised to a 2-0 win over Coffee in the first round while No. 2 East Coweta swept Newton.
A new effort in Georgia aims to boost female participation in outdoor sports.
Centennial got its first win of the season while GAC opened region play with a convincing win over Westminster. See our recaps below for more Georgia high school football action.
Coaches generally try to get an edge any way they can, but some think a disgruntled former Colquitt County coach went too far when he allegedly used binoculars to spy on his old team.
Kell rolled past surprising Riverwood in Class AAAAA while Brookwood rebounded after its loss to Parkview last week. See below for these recaps and more.
The Atlanta Braves get at least one more home game this year, entering the National League wildcard playoff Friday night behind a hot pitching rotation and a strong bullpen. The Braves face the St. Louis Cardinals in a win-or-go-home game at Turner...
The Atlanta Braves won for a major league record 23rd straight time in games started by Kris Medlen, beating the New York Mets 6-2 on Sunday in the regular-season home finale for Chipper Jones. Going back to 1921, only two other teams won 22...
For the second time in two weeks, a Georgia Tech fan has fallen from the stands at Atlanta's Bobby Dodd stadium during a Yellow Jackets football game. Both times the fallen fans were treated and released from Grady Hospital with no serious...
No. 5 Norcross held off a late charge by Region 7-AAAAAA rival Mill Creek while Archer edged Dacula also in Gwinnett County. See below for more high school football recaps.